MC Trey

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MC Trey, also known as Trey (born Thelma Thomas in Lami, Fiji), is a Fijian Australian vocalist, and hip-hop activist. She was nominated as one of Sydney's Top 10 Creative Innovators in the field of music[1] and is a member of ARIA nominated band, Foreign Heights.

Career[edit]

Over the past 13 years, Trey has established herself as an artist within hip-hop and urban music in Australia.

Her most recent project was a collaboration with Maya Jupiter (Channel V) and DJ Nick Toth as hip-hop trio, Foreign Heights. The second single off the ‘Foreign Heights’ album, ‘Get Yours’ earned them an ARIA nomination in 2007.[2]

Off mic, Trey is a youth arts worker, who has been facilitating hip-hop music workshops for young people around Australia for over 10 years. Her work in this area was awarded a Vodafone Australia Foundation "World of Difference" grant, enabling her to co-ordinate music programs for at-risk and disadvantaged young people at Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE) in Western Sydney. These programs aim to further-develop participant’s writing, communication and performance skills and encourage young people to tell their stories through hip-hop music.[3]

Discography[edit]

  • Foreign Heights - CD (Grindin’/Central Station Records): '07
  • Tapastry Toons - CD (Tapastry Toons/Shock Records): '03
  • Creepin' - CD/vinyl single (tv1/Sony Music) with Fatt Dex: '01
  • Daily Affirmations - CD (Tapastry Toons/Mother Tongues): '00
  • Universal Soldier - 12" (Tapastry Toons/Mother Tongues): '99
  • Projectiles - US tour tape (Tapastry Toons): '98
  • Projectiles - demo CD & Tape (Tapastry Toons) w/DJ Bonez: '96/'97

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